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Francona leaves game with unspecified illness

For the second time this month, Indians manager Terry Francona left his post in the dugout due to illness.
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Indians Hope to Make Home a Sweet Home as Rangers Make Yearly Visit

When the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers last met, the two clubs opened the 2017 season. Hopes were high for both teams, as each was coming off of a trip to the 2016 postseason after strong campaigns and both were expected to be contenders once again. While both clubs remain contenders in their own right, their respective seasons may not be going as many had expected. The Indians...

Brantley, Guyer activated off disabled list

Order was restored in the Indians' outfield on Monday, when both Michael Brantley and Brandon Guyer were activated from the disabled list.
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5 hours ago

Dominant Kluber is AL Player of Week

Corey Kluber continues to dominate since his return to the Indians rotation, and another pair of brilliant starts netted Cleveland's ace American League Player of the Week honors on Monday.
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7 hours ago

Martinez Back With Tribe Again on Minor League Deal

Guess who’s back, back again. Michael’s back, tell a friend. The news came with little surprise or fanfare as the Cleveland Indians and Michael Martinez have reunited once again as the utility man was inked to a minor league contract on Sunday. The 34-year-old will report to Triple-A Columbus. Martinez has become a security blanket used more often than some might have hoped in...

Today in Tribe History: June 26, 1958

Indians manager Bobby Bragan is fired after a 31-36 start and replaced by former second baseman Joe Gordon. Bragan came to Cleveland after two years at the helm of the Pittsburgh Pirates and was in his first season as skipper of the club when let go. The Indians were in sixth place in the American League and 12 games out of first place at the time of his dismissal. Hank Greenberg...

Cleveland Indians receive boost from potent offense

Though the team has underachieved for the majority of the still-young 2017 season, it appears the Cleveland Indians are hitting their stride at the right time.  Just over a week ago, after suffering a loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Indians possessed a mediocre 31-31 record and found themselves a game and a half behind the Minnesota Twins for the AL Central lead; a mere 10...
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Cleveland Indians Tyler Naquin Building Case for Call Up

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Indians reinstate Cody Allen from paternity list

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Indians hope Danny Salazar’s return will add a “huge boost” to starting rotation

We all do, but how optimistic should we really be? Mike Chernoff, like anyone with a pulse connected to the Cleveland Indians in any way, wants Danny Salazar to return to the Indians and add a “huge boost to the starting rotation,” according to a recent post on Cleveland.com. The full quote came in a discussion about the trade deadline, and how Salazar coming back is like a...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

One-armed catcher, 14, takes part in Orioles’ ceremonial pitch

Luke Terry, a 14-year-old catcher who had his right arm amputated as a baby, caught the ceremonial first pitch before Wednesday’s Baltimore Orioles-Cleveland Indians tilt from Hall of Famer and Orioles icon Jim Palmer. Terry, who had his right arm amputated at 19 months old due to an e. Coli bacterial infection, demonstrated remarkable dexterity by catching the ball, flipping it...
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Indians, Twins to play regular season games in Puerto Rico next year

Morning News and Notes, Thursday, June 22 Cleveland 5 - Baltimore 1 Recaps: LGT | indians.com | cleveland.com Being able to deploy Andrew Miller is like bringing a gun to a knife fight. Indians News Indians, Twins to play in Puerto Rico in 2018 | MLB.com"It's going to be a dream come true," Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor said. "I always wanted to play in Puerto Rico in...
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The Indians kinda deserved to lose

There’s no defense for the bunting anymore. Before you read this recap, please know that I have not forgotten how fun the last week was. Heck, how fun the last year was. But god damn if the Cleveland Indians didn’t deserve to lose tonight. A series of boneheaded decisions, culminating in another awful bunt by Lonnie Chisenhall, snapped the Tribe’s season-high winning streak...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Indians released a CSI: Miami parody ad to collect All-Star Game votes

The reigning AL champion Cleveland Indians want to send a horde of their players to the All-Star Game in Miami next month. To do that, the team created videos urging their fans to vote for their players, as nearly every team across baseball does. But the Indians took things to a different level by turning shortstop Francisco Lindor into David Caruso’s CSI: Miami character Horatio...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians trade rumors: starting pitching edition

Since summer is upon us and the baseball season in full swing, it means that the trade deadline will soon be upon us on July 31st. For the Cleveland Indians, they made, perhaps, the biggest splash at the trade deadline last year when they acquired left-handed reliever Andrew Miller from the New York Yankees for four top prospects. In his time with Cleveland, he has pitched in 55...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Underachieving Cleveland Indians in position to take division lead

So far the 2017 season has been an up and down one for the Cleveland Indians, as the team has largely underachieved through 63 games.  However, even while being just one game over .500, the Tribe is just two games back in the AL Central and is in an excellent position to take command of the division.  Cleveland kicks off a four-game series against the Minnesota Twins – the AL...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Roberts talked with Yasiel Puig about flipping off fans

After Yasiel Puig showed both of his middle fingers to the crowd in Cleveland on Tuesday night, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts chose to have a conversation with his star outfielder about the incident.Puig homered off Trevor Bauer on Tuesday, and as he was heading towards the dugout after clearing the bases, he flipped the bird to some heckling fans. Puig was suspended one game by Major...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig caught flipping double bird after home run

Yasiel Puig was caught flipping the double bird after a home run in Cleveland on Tuesday.The Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder smacked a 2-run home run in the top of the second inning off Trevor Bauer. As he headed towards the dugout after the home run, Puig flipped the middle fingers, seemingly towards the stands: Here’s the other angle: That was Puig’s 10th homer of the season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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